Alyssa Sayegh is a NJ Certified School Counselor and Certified Professional Life Coach. She received her B.A from New Jersey City University as well as her M.A in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a School Counselor Certificate from a CCREP accredited program. Alyssa specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, families and also has extensive experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Alyssa’s areas of expertise are centered around anger management, anxiety management coupled with teaching coping skills, divorce, self-esteem support, ADHD, social peer relationships, and learning disabilities.
As a Social Counselor she is well aware of the many challenges students deal with every day. Her insight into both school and non-school related issues has helped her become a trusted advisor for children and parents alike. Alyssa helps her clients understand how to regulate their emotions, which is increasingly important. From there her focus shifts to teaching how to develop and then practice better coping skills. Alyssa believes this creates a foundation on which better problem solving skills can be taught and learned. Ultimately Alyssa understands how important it is to cultivate positive behavioral changes both in school and at home.
Alyssa strongly believes in providing a safe, genuine setting where the tools required for better stability and structure are readily available in order to help any individual comfortably realize and overcome their difficulties and move forward towards personal happiness. Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a Solution-Focused approach, Alyssa explores the uniqueness of each client’s concerns, removing any fear of judgment, in order to help them build on their strengths and focus on the right solutions for a more permanent well-being.